Scarborough, ME

Census Place

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US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
2019 Median Age
47.5
2.59% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
5.13%
49.1% 1-year decrease

About

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Scarborough, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.88%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.04%), White (Hispanic) (0.999%), and Asian (Hispanic) (0.543%).

None of the households in Scarborough, ME reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

The largest universities in N/A are Northeast Technical Institute (208 degrees awarded in 2022).

Most people in Scarborough, ME drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Scarborough, ME was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

In 2019, there were 8.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4k people) in Scarborough, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 455 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 48 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Scarborough, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4k ± 494
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    455 ± 255
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    48 ± 46.1
1.56%
Hispanic Population
72 people

In 2019, there were 8.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4k people) in Scarborough, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 455 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 48 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.56% of the people in Scarborough, ME are hispanic (72 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Scarborough, ME as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.95%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
412 people
13.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
668 people

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    135 ± 107
  2. World War II
    69 ± 82
  3. Korea
    65 ± 42

Scarborough, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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Median Earnings by Industry

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.54%
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Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 627k people employed in Maine. This represents a 1.54% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maine.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maine went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.71%).

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing the state of Maine. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maine

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Susan Collins
Senator from Maine2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Angus King
Senator from Maine1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Angus King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont join meetings of the Senate Democratic Caucus.

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing Maine.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maine

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maine have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Scarborough, ME awarded 208 degrees. The student population of Scarborough, ME in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 313 male students and 94 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Scarborough, ME are White (186 and 89.4%), followed by Black or African American (9 and 4.33%), Two or More Races (8 and 3.85%), and Hispanic or Latino (2 and 0.962%).

The largest universities in Scarborough, ME by number of degrees awarded are Northeast Technical Institute (208 and 100%).

The most popular majors in N/A are HVAC Maintenance (87 and 41.8%), Medical Assistant (78 and 37.5%), and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (38 and 18.3%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.538% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.438% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (355k), Some college (229k), and Bachelors Degree (225k).

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Housing & Living

People in Scarborough, ME have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Scarborough, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income by Location

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Census Tract 173.03
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Scarborough, ME distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Scarborough, ME is from Maine.
0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Maine
0.436
2021 Wage GINI in Maine

In 2022, the income inequality in Maine was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.204% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Maine was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maine in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80.9%)
  2. Carpooled (12%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.47%)

In 2019, 80.9% of workers in Scarborough, ME drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12%) and those who worked at home (5.47%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Scarborough, ME have a similar commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.17% of the workforce in Scarborough, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Scarborough, ME compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Scarborough, ME distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Scarborough, ME have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Scarborough, ME (226 out of 4.41k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 75+, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.8% of the population of Scarborough, ME has health coverage, with 62.5% on employee plans, 5.06% on Medicaid, 19.2% on Medicare, 8.42% on non-group plans, and 0.636% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cumberland County, ME see 595 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.335% decrease from the previous year (597 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 959 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 132 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cumberland County, ME

Primary care physicians in Cumberland County, ME see an average of 595 patients per year. This represents a 0.335% decrease from the previous year (597 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cumberland County, ME in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in .

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

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Uninsured People

4.15%
Uninsured
62.5%
Employer Coverage
5.06%
Medicaid
19.2%
Medicare
8.42%
Non-Group
0.636%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Scarborough, ME changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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